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Communications Division


Oversees all external and internal communications, media relations, and marketing for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the California Department of Education.

Maria Clayton, Director

Phone: 916-319-0818


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News Releases
Latest developments, announcements, and statements from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction that include information on programs, test results, and assistance for students, educators, and school districts.

Editorials & Letters
Opinion articles, letters to the editor, thoughts on education issues, and other correspondence.

CDE Today
A streamlined publication from the California Department of Education's Communications Division designed to provide you with clear, consistent updates on what is important to California schools.

Educational Resources Catalog
Publications and other educational resources from CDE Press, the Department's publications office.

Multimedia
Information on how to access prerecorded audio and video, Webcasts, podcasts, still pictures, and PowerPoint presentations of the California Department of Education.

About Us
A list of the Communications Division staff.

Quick References
Information about the State Superintendent and his executive staff and quick references to demographic data about students, schools, teachers, and teacher salaries.

For media inquiries, please use the Reporter Request Form.

Questions:   Communications Division | communications@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0818
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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